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Hugh MacLeod: Manhattan Memories

February 5, 2011

Hugh MacLeod has written two books (Ignore Everybody and Evil Plans) and also offers one of the most thought-provoking and visually-stimulating websites, Gaping Void, where he demonstrates the power of transparency: He tells you exactly what he thinks and feels; also…

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Design Thinking for Social Innovation

February 4, 2011

Here is an excerpt from a brilliant  article co-authored by Tim Brown and Jocelyn Wyatt for Stanford Social Innovation Review (Winter 2010). To read the complete article, check out other valuable resources, obtain subscription information, and sign up for a free…

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High-Impact Performers For Tough Times: 6 Ways to Keep Them Happy

February 4, 2011

Here is an excerpt from article written by Kelly Goldsmith and Marshall Goldsmith for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET…

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Work That Metaphor

February 4, 2011

Bo Burlingham, author of Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, introduces a lesson in the power of design from CAD Monkeys, Dinosaur Babies, and T-Shaped People: Inside the World of Design Thinking and How It…

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How Can Teachers Develop Students’ Motivation — and Success?

February 3, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Carol Dweck by Gary Hopkins, editir-in-chief of Education World magazine. To read the complete interview, please click here. *     *     * What can teachers do to help develop students who will face challenges…

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Daniel Isenberg on “entrepreneurship”

February 2, 2011

I am grateful to Danny Stern and his associates for the material that follows. *     *     * “Entrepreneurship” is derived from the French word meaning “the act of undertaking an endeavor” and it represents many things to many people. But…

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10 Things All Customers Want

February 2, 2011

Here is an article written by Steve Tobak for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. *    …

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How Sponsorship Can Help Senior Women Break the Marzipan Ceiling

February 2, 2011

Here is an article written by Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) for The Glass Hammer (January 19, 2011), an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. “Visit us daily to discover issues that matter,…

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Barry Schwartz on the “paradox of choice”

February 2, 2011

In his 2004 book The Paradox of Choice, Barry Schwartz tackles one of the great mysteries of modern life: Why is it that societies of great abundance — where individuals are offered more freedom and choice (personal, professional, material) than ever…

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The Way the Cookie Crumbles

February 1, 2011

Here is an article featured by the Drucker Exchange, sponsored by The Drucker Institute. To check out the wealth of free resources and sign up for the DX newsletter, please click here. *     *     * Of all the news making headlines…

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